NYC Parks Events Calendar

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Viewing 1–10 out of 486 events
from March 28, 2020 to December 29, 2020
in History (x) category

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Mar28

CANCELLED: Women’s History Month Art Exhibition

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We're highlighting various talented women artists across different art styles. These women have inspired and created incredible works across many mediums. Discover their stories and let them spark your imagination!
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month
Free!

Mar28

CANCELLED: Behind-the-Ropes: Insider’s Tours of the Merchant’s House Third in a Series – 100 Years of Domestic Lighting

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about changing period styles and technologies and how they reflect the attitudes and values of the merchant class in mid-19th century New York City.
Category: History, Tours

Mar28

CANCELLED: Exhibition – Sylvia: A 19th Century Life Unveiled

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
A leather trunk was discarded for garbage on a sidewalk in Lower Manhattan; it was found replete with the cherished keepsakes of a 19th-century New York City woman. This is the first time Sylvia’ DeWolf Ostrander's trunk and its treasured contents will be exhibited in public.
Category: History

Mar28

CANCELLED: Be Our Guest

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating the reopening of Alice's Garden and a new exhibition featuring a fascinating collection of 20th-century cameras and vintage photographs at the H.H. Biddle Open House!
Category: Education, Nature, Film, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Mar28

CANCELLED: George Way Treasures at the Conference House

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The late Mr. George Way was a collector and expert in 17th-century art and antiques. This new exhibition, with items from his collection, includes period paintings and chairs along with complimenting items from the Conference House permanent collection.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, First Day of Spring Celebrations

Mar28

CANCELLED: Vernal Equinox: Spring Walk

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided spring walk along the trails and beachfront of Conference House Park to look for early signs of spring.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar28

CANCELLED: JAY JAXON: 40 Years Of Fashion Design Brilliance | Past, Present, Future

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Jay Jaxon exhibition celebrates the life of Queens native Jay Jaxon as an American Fashion Designer, Haute Couture Designer, and Costume Designer.
Category: Art, History

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Mar29

CANCELLED: Women’s History Month Art Exhibition

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We're highlighting various talented women artists across different art styles. These women have inspired and created incredible works across many mediums. Discover their stories and let them spark your imagination!
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month
Free!

Mar29

CANCELLED: Exhibition – Sylvia: A 19th Century Life Unveiled

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
A leather trunk was discarded for garbage on a sidewalk in Lower Manhattan; it was found replete with the cherished keepsakes of a 19th-century New York City woman. This is the first time Sylvia’ DeWolf Ostrander's trunk and its treasured contents will be exhibited in public.
Category: History

Mar29

CANCELLED: George Way Treasures at the Conference House

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The late Mr. George Way was a collector and expert in 17th-century art and antiques. This new exhibition, with items from his collection, includes period paintings and chairs along with complimenting items from the Conference House permanent collection.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, First Day of Spring Celebrations

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